Agent Name

Tetrathiafulvalene

CAS Number

31366-25-3

Formula

C6-H4-S4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

TTF; 1,3-Dithiole, 2-(1,3-dithiol-2-ylidene)-; [ChemIDplus] 2-(1,3-Dithiol-2-ylidene)-1,3-dithiole; delta-2,2'-Bi-1,3-dithiole; Bis-1,3-dithiole; 1,4,5,8-Tetrathiafulvalene; [Merck Index]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Orange or yellow solid in neutral state; Loses electrons forming purple cation and yellow dication; [Merck Index] Orange crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in molecular sensors and as a radical catalyst; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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